American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A member of any of several peoples inhabiting the hills of south-central Sudan.
- n. See Nubian.
“An ethnic group called the Nuba live in South Kordofan, and they appear to be on their own.”
“Arkadin Express, formerly known as Nuba, provides a simple and instant self-service solution to enable remote meetings for the cost of a phone call.”
“He has also had a hand in massacres and human rights violations in the Nuba Mountains and Abyei.”
“(For the record, I did have to-die-for Lebanese food at Nuba in Vancouver, BC, but Lebanese cuisine is an old favorite of mine.)”
“He warned that in the Nuba mountains, which is home to many pro-South Sudan groups, the situation is worsening with aerial attacks that are killing civilians.”
“Activists say Sudan's military is targeting the state's ethnic Nuba people, many of whom backed the south during the 21-year civil war.”
“In the Nuba mountains, survivors speak of Sudanese helicopter gunships hunting the ethnically black African people like animals.”
“Here, the 2005 peace agreement and its lackluster provisions concerning popular consultations were never enough to protect the Nuba.”
“Khartoum historically discriminated against the Nuba, prompting them to align with Southerners and their revolutionary party, the Sudanese People's Liberation Movement, during Sudan's civil war.”
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